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Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility

Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility

Beth Mattson-Teig November 2, 2015 2

Wave Self Storage in downtown St. Louis has found a new way to cultivate extra revenue. The climate-controlled facility recently signed a new tenant that has transformed the rooftop on the two-story building into

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Thousands of RV owners evicted from Orange County storage facility

Thousands of RV owners evicted from Orange County storage facility

Emmet Pierce October 12, 2015 0

The race is on. About 2,000 RV owners have been notified by Flying Bull RV Storage in Irvine, CA that they must vacate the property by Jan. 31, triggering a rush to find available

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From the Pentagon to PODS: Storage container company finds its niche

From the Pentagon to PODS: Storage container company finds its niche

Jay Fitzgerald October 5, 2015 1

When Jim Brennan Jr. first founded Sea Box Inc. in 1983, his storage-container business was pretty simple. His firm would buy used storage containers, often from shipping companies, then refurbish and sell them off

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Ex-funeral director sentenced for stashing bodies in self-storage

Ex-funeral director sentenced for stashing bodies in self-storage

Jay Fitzgerald September 25, 2015 0

A former funeral home director who stashed 12 bodies and the cremated remains of 40 other people in public self-storage facilities in the Boston area has been sentenced to three to five years in

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Extra Space takes auctions online with StorageTreasures

Extra Space takes auctions online with StorageTreasures

Alexander Harris August 14, 2015 0

Extra Space Storage will hold all of its auctions online through a new partnership with StorageTreasures. “They chose to switch from live auctions to online auctions because our platform makes it easier for a

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Mini Price Storage ordered to pay ex-employee in discrimination case

Mini Price Storage ordered to pay ex-employee in discrimination case

John Egan June 11, 2015 0

Self-storage operator Mini Price Storage plans to appeal a judge’s order directing the company to pay more than $150,000 to a former employee who claims he was a victim of religious discrimination. According to

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Self-storage radio network premiering soon

Self-storage radio network premiering soon

John Egan June 2, 2015 1

A Internet radio channel devoted to the self-storage industry soon will be hitting the airwaves. Radio Self Storage, based in Arlington, TX, is scheduled to launch June 17. The network will broadcast news, information

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Storage company must pay $170,000 for auctioning service members’ belongings

Storage company must pay $170,000 for auctioning service members’ belongings

John Egan May 19, 2015 1

A California moving and storage company is forking over nearly $170,000 after it allegedly broke the law by selling the stored belongings of active-duty members of the U.S. Navy without permission. Vanita Gupta, principal

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California company sued over sale of servicemembers’ stored belongings

California company sued over sale of servicemembers’ stored belongings

John Egan March 17, 2015 6

A federal lawsuit offers a cautionary tale about auctioning off stored property belonging to members of the U.S. military. On March 16, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit seeking to recover damages

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SpareFoot funding means more innovation, more tenants for facility clients

SpareFoot funding means more innovation, more tenants for facility clients

John Egan March 12, 2015 0

For facility clients, SpareFoot’s fresh round of venture capital means more technological innovation and, ultimately, more tenant move-ins. On March 11, SpareFoot announced it received $33 million in venture capital. New investor Revolution Growth

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